I retired in 2004 with 11 years experience as a classroom teacher in grades K - 2nd, and 11 years as a reading teacher. Since 1993, I have also privately tutored children pre K- 4th, who struggle to learn to read and write. I was fortunate to have the opportunity to train as a Reading Recovery teacher after my children went to college. Since I have no grandchildren to teach and spoil, it really brightens my day to help a child smile and grow in self- confidence as he/she gains skills to... [more]
I've taught handwriting, both cursive and manuscript for eleven years in k-3 classrooms. For tutoring I use the methods and materials as outlined in the program called "Handwriting without Tears" I have 23 years experience in tutoring all primary grade subjects. I consider that tutoring in writing includes all aspects not just letter formation. My writing tutoring would include grammar, punctuation, capitalization, powerful sentence and paragraph formation.